Large specimen of lustrous deep blue bladed kyanite crystals randomly penetrating citrine tinted quartz from Cattail Creek near Pensacola in Yancey County, North Carolina. Self collected in late 1990's. The blades show on all surfaces on the piece, so can be displayed on any side. Longest blade is 8 inches (20.3 cm). Overall specimen measures 13 x 8.5 x 7 inches ( 33 x 21.6 x 17.8 cm). Weighs 25 pounds.